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Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
successfully lobbied bill clinton to pardon his law client, marc rich. >> fugitive. >> fugitive marc rich. there was a big to-do then. jack was big time in the barrel. he's hauled before congress. he feels like he's being looked at in restaurants. and ed gillespie said, "look, jack, in a few months everyone's going to forget about this and all they're going to remember about you and this incident is that you got something big done." and sure enough -- you know, jack did a good job for his client. the outrage dissipated. and the firm -- the lobbying firm thrived with the rest of the industry. >> four years later, they sold out for $40 million. now how do they make that much money in four years and the talent they bring is that they're creatures of washington? >> that's a very, very, very valuable commodity. i mean, if you can sell yourself as someone who knows how washington works, someone who has these relationships, someone who can get on the phone and get the president of the united states to pardon, you know, your fugitive client, that's a very, very marketable commodity. i mean, if yo
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